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'I will drink the martini': BoE's Carney tricked by email hoaxer

LONDON Bank of England Governor Mark Carney poked fun at the drinking habits of one of his predecessors before realizing he had fallen victim to an email prankster this week.

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Pie in the sky as Australia's Qantas boss gets just dessert

SYDNEY Qantas Airways Ltd Chief Executive Alan Joyce proved he was no cream puff on Tuesday, keeping his cool after a man smeared a cream pie in his face during a business breakfast in Australia's west.

09 May 2017

Venezuelans prepare fecal cocktails to throw at security forces

CARACAS Venezuela's opposition protests on Wednesday may be the messiest in a six-week wave of unrest as demonstrators prepare to throw feces at security forces, adding to the customary rocks, petrol bombs and tear gas.

10 May 2017

South African police minister scolds driver online

JOHANNESBURG A South African woman seeking advice on Twitter about buying a driver's license got more than she bargained for on Wednesday when her inquiry caught the eye of police minister and prolific tweeter Fikile Mbalula.

10 May 2017

Ex-wife of polygamous sect leader to open doors to secretive home

HILDALE, Utah The Utah mansion where convicted pedophile and polygamous religious sect leader Warren Jeffs once lived is being purchased by one of his former wives, who hopes to make it a tourist attraction and home for people who have left the church.

08 May 2017

Irish beach reappears 33 years after vanishing into Atlantic Ocean

ACHILL ISLAND, Ireland A beach that was swept away more than 30 years ago from a remote island off the west coast of Ireland has reappeared after thousands of tons of sand were deposited on top of the rocky coastline.

Environment 08 May 2017

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